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Orzo with mushrooms

Orzo, also known as risoni, looks just like little grains of rice although it’s actually a type of short cut pasta. You can use it in lots of dishes as an alternative to rice like risotto (orzotto)and pilafs or add … Continue reading

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Parisian peaches

Many years ago, I went to a family-run restaurant in the suburbs of Paris for a working lunch. I can’t remember what else I ate on that warm summer day but I still dream about this dessert –  luscious peaches … Continue reading

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Sausage meat pasta sauce with fennel and spinach

I buy pork sausage meat in 500g tubes from my butcher and always keep at least one handy in the freezer as it’s so versatile. I make my famous Pigeon Cottage party sausage rolls with it, use it as a base for … Continue reading

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Mussel pilaf with dill

Rick Stein has made some wonderful food and travel programmes, we’ve loved the recent one about Cornwall, the rerun of Secret France and repeats of Long Weekends. We saw this  mussel pilaf being made at a restaurant in the Thessaloniki … Continue reading

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